Should You Buy Clothes Second Hand To Reduce Your Environmental Impact?

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The environmental impact of new clothes

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So should you buy second hand?

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“Re-use and recycling offer some carbon savings because the lifetime of clothing that is re-used or recycled is extended. Where this displaces a sale of a new garment,10 the effects on the environment from fibre extraction and processing are avoided.” — WRAP report

Where can you buy clothes second hand?


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